Little Sprouts Learning is a unique, pre-scholastic, learn-through-play program. Led by an educator, Little Sprouts features hands-on experiments and imaginative make-and-take home projects designed to nurture young minds and develop a good understanding of core literacy concepts, including art, history, math, and science. For ages 18-months – 6 years with an accompanying adult; Included with admission/Members free.
March 1 & 3: Arte con El Sol (Art with the Sun)—In Mexican art the sun symbolizes good fortune, which is why some people display a brightly-painted sun face outside of their home. Learn more about symbols in Mexican art and create your own sun decoration!
March 8 & 10: Cactus art—The cactus is a national symbol of Mexico and an important source of food, medicine, and water. There are many different kinds of cactus that grow in the desert. Most have prickly needles to ward off predators, while some produce colorful edible flowers and fruits. Learn all about these prickly plants while making an image of your own.
March 15 & 17: Hablando Español: Bebidas Mexicanas (Speaking Spanish: Mexican Beverages)—Discover a variety of traditional, healthy Mexican beverages and learn how to pronounce them in Spanish.
March 22 & 24: Patterns in Nature—Challenge your observation and geometry skills! Look closely at images showing patterns that occur in nature and then complete the pattern with a design of your own.
March 29 & 31: Collage a Meal—Develop healthy eating habits by designing well-balanced meals using the art of collage.